iMDsoft® perioperative solution chosen for Albemarle Health, Elizabeth City, North Carolina

MetaVision® Anesthesia Management System (AIMS) and web-based pre-op platform will be implemented across the hospital’s perioperative environment

NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iMDsoft, a leader in clinical information systems, announced today that Albemarle Health, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, has chosen to implement the MetaVision solution throughout their pre- and intra-operative environments. The MetaVision Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) will be installed in 12 anesthetic locations. myMV™, iMDsoft’s web-based communication platform, will be used to streamline pre-operative data collection and evaluation from the surgeon’s offices via internet-based forms.

Albemarle Health chose MetaVision in order to standardize and improve data collection, to track performance measures, and to report on anesthesia quality and compliance indicators. MetaVision’s powerful rule-based decision support tools will enhance the hospital’s ability to react prospectively to deteriorations in patient condition and deviations from protocol, to promote the delivery of best practices, and to ensure that quality and regulatory requirements are met.

The MetaVision Anesthesia Information Management System builds on a decade of experience worldwide and supports the entire perioperative workflow. It generates a complete, accurate, billable anesthesia record including accurate tracking of events, medications, and procedures. Customers have proven that MetaVision promotes patient safety, enhances compliance with quality initiatives, and facilitates cost containment, revenue capture, and research.

iMDsoft’s myMV facilitates secure data collection prior to the day of surgery at remote sites like the surgeon’s office via web-based forms. Patient data is collected from hospital information systems, including anesthetic history, labs, allergies, current medications and data from previous surgeries. myMV facilitates delivery of a complete data set to the hospital, eliminating duplicate patient interviews.

“In keeping with the Albemarle Hospital mission and vision to provide high quality health services to every patient, every day, the iMDsoft clinical information system will further enhance our excellent anesthesia services. The MetaVision solution matched our unique needs in order to maximize the gathering and dissemination of information and to assist in meeting regulatory requirements,” said Suzanne Stonikinis, Director of Surgical Services, Albemarle Hospital.

“iMDsoft is proud to sell its first system in the Southeastern US, one of the fastest growing regions in the country,” said Phyllis Gotlib, CEO, iMDsoft. “Albemarle's vision of benchmarking and meeting quality measurements align with our own goals. MetaVision is proven to enable and support the demands for quality reporting and has helped its US customers to successfully comply with their increasing regulatory requirements."

About iMDsoft

iMDsoft is a leading provider of Clinical Information Systems (CIS) for perioperative and critical care. The company's flagship family of solutions, the MetaVision Suite, was first implemented in 1999. It has since become a market leader, with implementations in a wide range of ICUs, ORs, and, recently, general wards. Major medical centers across the US, Europe, and Asia, including 4 of the top 10 hospitals in the US and 13 of the top 50 hospitals in Europe, use iMDsoft’s technology to improve care quality, promote patient safety, enhance financial performance, support research and compliance, and achieve sustainable market leadership. To learn more, visit

About Albemarle Hospital

Albemarle Hospital is part of Albemarle Health, a University Health Systems affiliate and northeastern North Carolina’s largest regional health and wellness provider. The 182-bed hospital is a major healthcare provider to the region and features critical care, surgical and diagnostic imaging services, and comprehensive women’s care. To learn more, visit


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